New school opens at site of Sandy Hook shooting rampage


About 400 students are attending school in Sandy Hook for the first time since a shooting rampage there killed 20 first-graders and six educators

Brown student accused of sex assault allowed back to class

A federal judge says a Brown University student accused of sexual assault may resume classes while his lawsuit against the Ivy League university is pending

Providence bus driver charged in New York City cold case

A Rhode Island school bus driver has been charged in connection with a 1990 cold case murder in New York City

Boston duck boat fails to clear overpass, damages roof

Part of the roof of a Boston duck boat was torn off after a driver failed to clear a bridge while out on a tour in the city

$210 lobster bought from fish market, set free is found dead

A lobster bought from a Massachusetts fish market for $210 and set free by twin brothers who didn't want it to become someone's dinner has apparently died

MORE NORTHEAST NEWS

New England governors, eastern Canadian premiers meet

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says energy, trade, economic issues and opioid addiction were among the topics discussed at the 40th Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers

States review clean energy projects for New England region

Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island officials are joining with electric utilities to evaluate more than 50 solicitations from companies to build plants that would generate clean energy for all three states

Police: 13-year-old boy driving stolen car dies in crash

Police in Connecticut say a 13-year-old boy driving a stolen car has died in a fiery early morning crash

Brown: School will comply with grad student union ruling

Brown University says it will comply with a federal decision to allow graduate students to unionize

Rhode Island test scores improve, but achievement gap widens

Rhode Island's standardized test scores have improved but there's a growing achievement gap between white and minority students

Police: Man tossed heroin out window during police pursuit

A New York City man is under arrest in Massachusetts after allegedly leading police on a roughly 10-mile pursuit and tossing heroin out his car window

Driver flees accident scene, crashes into police car on I-95

One of the cars led police on a pursuit before crashing into a Stratford police cruiser at Exit 32. The evading vehicle then caught fire, Grant said.

After Irene forces reckoning, Vermont mental health care rebuilt

Tropical Storm Irene forced Vermont to rebuild its mental health system after floodwaters led to the permanent evacuation of the state hospital in 2011, but challenges remain

MAPS & DATA

COLUMNS

The Coast Guard museum has no parking plan

The museum expects the city to take responsibility for downtown parking.

NEWS FROM OUR TOWNS

Find news in your town:

New London police, firefighters respond to report of man jumping in Thames River

Police and firefighters responded to an incident early Saturday night in which a man was jumping into the water in the area of 400 Bank St.

Stonington teen leads police on chase, charged with DUI

Police charged a local teen with driving under the influence Saturday night after they say he refused to stop for officers while driving in excess of 70 miles per hour on Elmridge Road in Pawcatuck.

Miami trio charged in East Lyme with producing fake credit cards

Police announced Friday that on Aug. 19 they arrested three men from Miami, Fla., on charges of producing fraudulent credit cards.

UPDATED: New Britain man charged in I-95 accident that closed the highway Thursday

The crash that left one vehicle on its side and one person in critical condition happened when a driver failed to slow down for congestion.

AP CONNECTICUT

LOCAL NEWS

Arts Magnet Middle School to debut in New London

It was with a mix of excitement, interest and a bit of confusion Monday that hundreds of middle school students gathered with their parents for a pep-rally style orientation at the Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School.

No time to relax as Whittle's farm readies for Labor Day weekend

“Up until 10 years ago, we were always closed on Labor Day,” said Rick Whittle, a fourth-generation Groton farmer “Now, it’s one of our busiest days. You only have so many days to make it, so why throw one away?”

Convocation at Connecticut College

International students visit after finding the flag for their home countries before the convocaction, a traditional ceremony starting the academic year, on the Tempel Green at Connecticut College, Monday.

Amistad sets sail again

Two dozen shipyard workers gathered at Mystic Seaport Monday morning to watch the Amistad set sail, a long-awaited departure since the ship began undergoing extensive renovations in November.

NATION/WORLD

Libyans take heavy casualties in final push on Islamic State group bastion

At least 38 Libyan forces were killed as the Islamic State group dispatched a dozen suicide bombers to stop their final push to drive the extremists out of their last major bastion in the country